Unix-like

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See also: Unixlike

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Unix +‎ -like

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Unix-like (comparative more Unix-like, superlative most Unix-like)

  1. Behaving similarly to Unix. Often used to describe systems which do not qualify for use of the Unix trademark.
    NetBSD provides its users with a free Unix-like system.
  2. Having design principles consistent with those of Unix
    This program is much more Unix-like: it operates on standard I/O instead of prompting the user for filenames.

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